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Iran fixed-line connections rising less than 2% in 2013 Iran Telecommunications Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Iran´s large population should make it one of the most attractive telecoms markets in the Middle East. However, political and economic challenges remain and currency fluctuations limit access to the latest devices, limiting the market´s growth. Added to which, the Iranian government is keen to restrict access
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Iran shipping market heavily affected by strong US sanctions which were tightened in 2013 Iran Shipping Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Analysts forecast that Iran will return to economic growth in 2014, with real GDP set to expand by 2.8% following our 2013 estimate of a 3.5% contraction. Container shipping also is set to take tentative steps to recovery. Risks to the upside to both of these forecasts
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Iran road freight volumes forecast to increase by 7.1% CAGR during 2014 to 2018 Iran Freight Transport Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Analysts´ outlook for the Iranian freight transport sector in 2014 is that the country will begin to see a return to growth in volumes, in part due to base effects, and in part due to the more moderate stance adopted by new President Rouhani, and the
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Iran computer sales forecast to total US$6.7Bn in 2018 Iran Consumer Electronics Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com While we believe there is some scope for upside potential to our growth forecasts, we do not expect the effect to be seen before the end of 2014. The opening up of the 3G market to other players should drive demand for smartphones in the medium-
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Indonesia water market undergoing a surge in investment in 2013 Indonesia Water Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com The Indonesian water sector is undergoing a surge in investment, driven by the target the national government has set itself under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to provide more than 68% of the population access to clean piped water by 2015. To achieve this, the authorities are
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Indonesia non-hydropower market forecast to increase by 13.6% in 2014 Indonesia Renewables Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We are maintaining our 2014 growth forecasts for non-hydropower renewable generation in Indonesia at 13.6% this quarter. This is higher than the 5-year historical average growth rate due to a surge in solar projects. We note that the government is also likely to pass a bill in
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Indonesia electricity generation forecast to increase by 6.3% in 2014 Indonesia Power Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Analysts are forecasting electricity generation in Indonesia to grow by 6.3% in 2014. This is lower than the 5-year historical average growth rate, which we attribute to slower economic growth and higher electricity prices. Our long-term growth forecasts for total electricity generation in Indonesia remain relatively unchanged,
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Indonesia alcoholic drinks market forecast to increase by 9% CAGR during 2014 to 2018 Indonesia Food and Drink Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Despite a recent slowdown in economic growth, we remain sanguine on the long-term prospects of the Indonesian economy. With a positive demographic outlook that will make the country increasingly attractive in terms of manufacturing, real GDP growth should be relatively broad-based across the archipelago. With
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India retail market driven by increased household spending in 2013 India Retail Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com An emerging middle class and an expanding 21-plus years age group resulting in a strong rise in household spending across all retail subsectors means that India´s retail sector is forecast to grow strongly over the next few years. We are particularly positive about the future growth prospects
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Hungary energy market boosted by Russian's EUR10Bn loan for the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power Hungary Power Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Hungary´s long-term power security looks more assured following the confirmation in February that the Russian government will provide a EUR10bn loan for the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant. However, the work constructing two new reactors is set to be completed in 2023/24, meaning the increased
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Hungary refinery market is modern and has 80% utilisation rate in 2013 Hungary Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com In the race for attention and upstream investment interest, Hungary is only marginally in the race in central Europe. Despite many desirable elements; a clean regulatory process, proximity to hundreds of millions of customers, a well-run downstream sector and pipelines to deliver goods, try as
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Hungary road freight market forecast to increase by 1% in 2014 Hungary Freight Transport Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Following a year which analysts believe saw the slow recovery begin, 2014 will signal further growth across the whole freight transport sector in line with our macroeconomic forecasts for the country. Total trade is projected to pick up with our Country Risk desk forecasting a y-o-y increase
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Greece pork consumption forecast to total 296,000 tonnes in 2018 Greece Agribusiness Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Falling sugar prices and uncertainty over the domestic industry´s capacity to compete lead us to take a pessimistic view of this segment of the Greek agriculture sector. Grains are expected to benefit both in demand and supply terms from an uptick we see taking place in consumer
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Ghana mobile market increased by 9.4% in 2013 Ghana Telecommunications Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Ghana´s mobile market recorded significantly slower growth in FY13 compared to the two previous years, a sign of increasing market saturation and fewer new subscriber acquisition opportunities. Meanwhile, the country´s mobile operators took a hit in their finances from adverse macroeconomic and regulatory factors in 2013, such as
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Germany petrochemicals output reduced by 1.5% in 2013 Germany Petrochemicals Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Analysts envisage no increase in ethylene capacity over our forecast period, which will restrict scope for further downstream development. Small-scale capacity is being shut down as German petrochemicals producers seek to cut costs and improve competitiveness. While some basic chemicals plants are being closed, more specialised petrochemicals
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Germany shale gas resources unlikely to be tapped until post the next four years Germany Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Analysts see only limited upside to the current bearish outlook for domestic oil and gas production in Germany. There are some areas of opportunity, including redevelopment of maturing sites, enhanced oil recovery and the upside from underexplored regions in East Germany. The largest source of
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France real estate market forecast to benefit from 5% increase in exports during 2014 France Real Estate Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com France´s commercial real estate sector, though among the best developed in the world, has underperformed during recent months, mirroring the trend seen in the wider economy. While international investors continue to be attracted to certain areas of the market - notably high-end retail - rental rates
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France pharmaceuticals market forecast to total EUR33.02Bn in 2014 France Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com A number of biologics will lose patent protection between now and 2015, which means that France´s biosimilar substitution legislation will pave the way to cost savings in the healthcare system. However, analysts question the strength of this legislation, as development and manufacturing costs for these products
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France reliance on nuclear energy to reduce from 75% to 50% by 2025 France Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and the 2012 presidential elections, French dependence on nuclear energy has been under the spotlight and has been set to be diluted in favour of renewables. While the country´s current energy policy is unclear at the moment, President
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Egypt mobile market revenues increased by 2.9% in 2013 Egypt Telecommunications Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Egypt´s telecoms market is poised for a new phase of competition following the award of unified telecoms licenses to the country´s telecoms service providers. Fixed-line incumbent operator Telecom Egypt is keen to enter the mobile market while mobile operators Mobinil, Vodacom and Etisalat would see the concession
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